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Public Safety Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded each year to graduating high school seniors who are actively serving, or have a parent actively serving Camden County in a public safety capacity. One scholarship will be awarded in each Public Safety discipline (Police, Fire, EMS). Applications will be judged on the basis of S.A.T. scores, class standing, citizenship and family financial need. If there are no qualified applicants, no award will be made. The amount of these scholarships is determined annually.   The applications are available in January of the current graduating school year.  Application deadline is March 31st.

Chief Gary R. Cline Memorial Scholarship

In honor of a very special friend of the Camden County Hero Scholarship, a scholarship is offered in the name of the late Chief Gary R. Cline, who served the Merchantville Police Department.  The amount of this scholarship is determined annually and is offered to all graduating high school seniors planning to pursue a career in law enforcement.  The applications are available in January of the current graduating school year.   Application deadline is March 31st. 

Corporal Christopher Milito Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship award is being offered in honor of the late Corporal Christopher Milito, Delaware River Port Authority Police Department, to a graduating high school senior who is the son or daughter of a Law Enforcment Officer.  This scholarship is made possible by the financial funding of the FOP - Penn/Jersey Lodge and the Milito Family.   The applications are available in January of the current graduating school year.   Application deadline is March 31st.

Death/Disability Scholarships

Death and Disability Scholarships are awarded to those members of Camden County's public safety personnel who are killed or totally and permanently disabled in the line of duty, who fit the existing criteria for awarding said scholarships. The amount of this scholarship shall include books, required scholastic fees and a sum for tuition equal to the highest tuition charged by New Jersey State Colleges to be determined annually. Room and board is excluded. All scholarship awards are determined on a case by case basis and are awarded at the sole discretion of the Board of Trustees of the Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund.
 


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Death / Disability Scholarship

Public Safety Scholarship

Cline Memorial Scholarship

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Milito Memorial Scholarship

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2016 Recipients

 

$1,500 Public Safety Scholarships

Law Enforcement -- Dylan Hafner and Tyler Dolgos

Dylan is a graduate of Cherry Hill West High School and plans to pursue a career in Engineering.    

Tyler is a graduate of Washington Twp. High School and plans to study Engineering and Mathematics.  

Fire -- Vanessa Munoz and Michael Ricciardelli

Vanessa is a graduate of Camden County Technical School and plans to study Secondary Education.

Michael is a graduate of Triton Regional High School and hopes to become a Police Officer.

EMS – Michael Tasch and Jenna Madden

Michael is a graduate of Eastern Regional High School.  He plans to pursue a degree in Mathematical Education.

Jenna is a graduate of Pennsuaken High School and plans to pursue a career in Law Enforcement.

$1,500 Chief Gary R. Cline Memorial Scholarship - Katelyn Zawojski

Katelyn is a graduate of Highland Regional High School.  She will be pursuing a career in Law Enforcement.

$1,000 Corporal Christopher Milito Memorial Scholarship - Taylor Casey

Taylor is a graduate of Audubon High School.  Taylor plans to pursue a career in Biomedical Engineering.


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